If documentary works are works you like, watching Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation is something which you should consider. The film is a documentary work and it is a film which was successfully produced by the excellent One Bowl Productions and its partners. The movie is one that focuses on Lacrosse and it is quite captivating. It is a movie that Lacrosse fans might need to watch because interesting Lacrosse-associated things are included in the movie. Here are several things associated with the movie which you should note if Lacrosse is something which you love and documentary works are works you like.
What the Movie Tells the Audience
The documentary movie which is titled Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation follows Iroquois’ national team as the team competes against other teams in a world Lacrosse championship. The championship was held in 2015 and for the very first time, this championship was held on a certain Indian reservation. The championship was held in Onondaga. Lacrosse itself was a game which was given to the Iroquois Confederacy and the game is actually important to their precious heritage.
If Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation is the documentary film which you would watch, it would be vital to know that Lacrosse was actually considered something called ‘medicine game’. The game was actually played for strengthening and healing the mind, spirit, and body of each player. The national team that Iroquois sends to the championship is Haudenosaunee’s flagship and members of the Lacrosse team travel using Iroquois passports. The team also carries the flag, sticks, and colors that belong to their nation.
Carrying the flag, sticks, and colors that belong to their nation, Iroquois’s national team competes against world’s best teams. Watching Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation, you may realize that the Lacrosse world is actually a beautiful world. Of course, Iroquois has faced troubles related to their Lacrosse team. United Kingdom declined to recognize, officially, Haudenosunee passports in 2010. Then, after a diplomatic scramble happened, people from United States offered Iroquois’s national team an option which involved the use of US passports.
Despite the unexpected fact that Iroquois’s team was offered US passports, the team declined respectfully because accepting the offer meant nullifying their precious rights to actually travel the world as Haudenosaunee. The awesome movie Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation could tell you the precious pride of being a nation’s people. This actually led to media coverage. Until the end, the Haudenosaunee refused to willfully back down and the team did not join the championship. However, this resulted in a proclamation aimed to the whole world that more or less told the world that Iroquois is actually equal to every nation and every nation state.
Interesting Things about the Inspirational Movie
Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation is an inspirational movie that gives you lessons about pride. It is produced by the excellent One Bowl Productions and its partners which include Iroquois or the Haudenosaunee, Nike, and more. This documentary piece was blessed with direction done by Peter Spirer, who became a nominee for the very prestigious Academy Award. Spirer produced this documentary piece with Chris Brewster. This movie is not only inspirational but also quite touching.
At a championship that was held in Denver in 2014, Iroquois’s national team competed with forty countries. They were an underdog team in the championship. Watching Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation, you may realize that this underdog team was actually awesome and they did things that could inspire many. Not only did the team manage to do great at the championship, they became one of the most astonishing teams. From an underdog team to become a hyped team, it definitely needs hard work in an awesome amount.
At the championship which was held in 2014 in Denver, Iroquois’s team managed to win a medal that so many teams wanted to win, the bronze medal. In this Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation film, the team prepared for a championship that would be held in their home land. The championship would be held in Onondaga in 2015. If an inspirational documentary film is a film you would love to enjoy, this inspirational film is one you should plan to watch.